Bonnie Raitt Announces New Album, Shares “Made Up Mind”: Stream

Bonnie Raitt has readied her 21st(!) album. Just Like That… arrives April 22nd and ahead of release day, first single “Made Up Mind” is available to stream now.

Raitt recorded Just Like That… last summer with collaborators old and new. Longtime bassist James “Hutch” Hutchinson and drummer Ricky Fataar return to their posts, while new additions Glenn Patscha and Kenny Greenberg lend keyboards, backing vocals, and guitar. George Marinelli, Raitt’s longtime guitarist and songwriting partner, also returns for the track “Livin’ for the Ones.” Raitt produced the album herself in collaboration with engineer Ryan Freeland.

“On this record, I wanted to stretch,” Raitt said of Just Like That… “I always want to find songs that excite me, and what’s different this time is that I’ve tried some styles and topics I haven’t touched on before.”

It seems impossible that one could break new ground 50 years into their career, but “Made Up Mind” remains fresh with a stomping groove punctuated by feisty guitar licks. In the lead single, Raitt, voice as strong as ever, sings of “The quiet behind a slamming door/ The break of our heart that won’t break no more” with the kind of self-assuredness that only a woman long prepared for a breakup can boast.

Out on Redwing Records and distributed by ADA/Sub Pop, Just Like That… is available for pre-order on CD, standard black vinyl, and special edition teal vinyl. In addition to the album, next month Raitt will head out on an extensive US tour. See the album’s artwork and tracklist, and Raitt’s full list of tour dates, below, and get tickets via Ticketmaster.

Just Like That… Artwork:

Just Like That… Tracklist:
01. Made Up Mind
02. Something’s Got a Hold of My Heart
03. Livin’ for the Ones
04. Just Like That
05. When We Say Goodbye
06. Waitin’ for You to Blow
07. Blame It on Me
08. Love So Strong
09. Here Comes Love
10. Down the Hall

Bonnie Raitt 2022 Tour Dates:
03/28 — Modesto, CA @ Gallo Center for the Arts
03/30 — Reno, NV @ Grand Theater at the Grand Sierra Resort & Casino
12/04 — Rochester, NY @ Kodak Center
04/13 — Syracuse, NY @ Landmark Theater
04/15 — Albany, NY @ Palace Theater
04/16 — Hampton, NH @ Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
04/18 — Burlington, VT @ Flynn Center for Performing Arts
04/22 — Mashantucket, CT @ Foxwoods Resort Casino — Premier Theater
04/23 — Portland, ME @ Merrill Auditorium
05/20 — Tulsa, OK @ The Cove at River Spirit Casino Resort
05/21 — Memphis, TN @ Orpheum Theater *
05/23 — Little Rock, AR @ Robinson Center *
05/26 — Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium *
05/27 — Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium *
05/29 — Knoxville, TN @ Tennessee Theater *
01/06 — Charlotte, NC @ Ovens Auditorium *
06/03 — Atlanta, GA @ Cadence Bank Amphitheater at Chastain Park *
06/04 — Columbia, SC @ Township Auditorium *
06/07 — Durham, NC @ Durham Performing Arts Center *
06/10 — Vienna, VA @ Wolf Trap *
11/06 — Vienna, VA @ Wolf Trap *
06/15 — Philadelphia, PA @ TD Pavilion at The Mann *
06/17 — Boston, MA @ Leader Bank Pavilion *
06/18 — Lenox, MA @ Tanglewood *
06/21 — New York, NY @ Beacon Theater *
06/22 — New York, NY @ Beacon Theater *
06/24 — Selbyville, DE @ Freeman Arts Pavilion *
06/25 — Baltimore, MD @ Pier Six Pavilion *
07/19 — Cincinnati, OH @ Andrew J. Brady Music Center **
07/20 — Huber Heights, OH @ Rose Music Center **
07/22 — Detroit, MI @ Meadow Brook Amphitheater **
07/23 — Interlochen, MI @ Interlochen Center for the Arts
07/26 — Madison, WI @ Overture Center for the Arts **
07/27 — Highland Park, IL @ Ravinia Festival
07/29 — Waite Park, MN @ The Ledge Amphitheater **
07/30 — Sioux City, IA @ Orpheum Theater **
02/08 — Lincoln, NE @ Pinewood Bowl Theater **
03/08 — Cedar Rapids, IA @ McGrath Amphitheater**
05/08 — St. Louis, MI @ Fox Theater **
06/08 — Kansas City, MI @ Starlight Theater **
09/08 — Salina, KS @ Stiefel Theater **
08/11 –– Denver, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheater **
08/13 — Salt Lake City, UT @ TBA **
08/14 — Boise, ID @ Outlaw Field at the Idaho Botanical Garden **
08/17 — Walla Walla, WA @ Wine Country Amphitheater **
08/19 — Seattle, WA @ TBA **
08/20 — Seattle, WA @ TBA **
08/22 — Bend, OR @ Hayden Homes Amphitheater **
08/23 — Eugene, OR @ Cuthbert Amphitheater **
08/26 — Portland, OR @ McMenamins Edgefield **
09/17 — Napa, CA @ Oxbow RiverStage **
09/18 — Berkeley, CA @ Greek Theater **
09/20 — Paso Robles, CA @ Vina Robles Amphitheater**
09/22 — Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl **
09/24 — Los Angeles, CA @ The Greek Theater **
09/27 — San Diego, CA @ The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park **
09/30 — Phoenix, AZ @ TBA
01/10 — Tucson, AZ @ TBA
4/10 — Albuquerque, NM @ TBA
05/10 — El Paso, TX @ TBA
07/10 — San Antonio, TX @ TBA
08/10 — Dallas, TX @ TBA
02/11 — Austin, TX @ TBA
11/04 — Houston, TX @ TBA
05/11 — New Orleans, LA @ TBA
08/11 — Jackson, MS @ TBA
09/11 — Birmingham, AL @ TBA
11/11 — Savannah, GA @ TBA
11/12 — St. Augustine, FL @ TBA
11/15 — Melbourne, FL @ TBA
11/16 — Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ TBA
11/18 — Sarasota, FL @ TBA
11/19 — Clearwater, FL @ TBA

* = w/ Lucinda Williams
** = w/ Mavis Staples

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